Frequently Asked Questions What makes same-sex marriage an issue that Adventists should protect as a matter of religious liberty? At creation, God sanctified two institutions that have stood the test of time—the Sabbath and marriage. These represent lasting covenants of faithfulness and love. Seventh-day Adventists have championed both of these institutions, and in doing so, we have also stood firm on the principle that we serve a God who does not coerce the conscience on Sabbath or marriage. Today, there are many who keep what Adventists believe to be the wrong day of the week, or choose not to honor the Sabbath at all.
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Archives Sex Abuse Cases: New Allegations August 15, One Adventist educator in Washington state has entered a guilty plea in a case previously reported by Adventist Today, while another has evidently made implicit admissions according to a newspaper report. Allison pleaded guilty to two instances of rape of a child and child molestation in Clallam County Superior Court on August 4, according to the Sequim Gazette Reporter.
Their inspiring example can give you hope. National Institute on Aging revealed that Adventists suffer less diseases and live significantly much longer lives than other populations. Here is a quote from the article: It expressly forbids smoking, alcohol consumption, and eating biblically unclean foods, such as pork.
While the obvious definition is that both man and woman are created in God's image, there is also an implication that man and woman make a whole unit -- that they complete each other -- in the image of God. I believe that this is confirmed by the statement regarding marriage found in Genesis 2: Part of this bonding is a healthy sexual relationship. Whenever any of these areas becomes imbalanced the marriage and relationship suffers!